To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of communism in Poland, the History Club is collaborating with Warrior News in a new series to share our teachers’ stories of communist Poland. Julia Owerko “Instead of playing soccer, I chose to spend time with some of my friends in the local store. Or instead of getting a goodnight sleep, on Sunday night, then I would … Continue reading Life Under Polish Communism: “There were sacrifices.”
by Julia Owerko Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of one of the greatest moments in history – the fall of the Berlin Wall. All eyes were glued to the screens as the symbolic Iron Curtain collapsed marking the end of an era. Even though we couldn’t witness these events, we have the privilege of learning about it through the eyes of our fellow teachers. Warrior … Continue reading Remembering the Wall: Ms. Olczak
by Jeong Bin Lee While the exams have just ended for the seniors, the juniors are now preparing for the upcoming exam week starting from June 3rd. With around a week left to study, Warrior News interviewed Grade 11 students in the library during lunch, about their sentiments on these important exams and their very own preparation methods. Which subject exam are you most worried … Continue reading Grade 12 Exams Finished; Grade 11 Exams Just Around the Corner
by Taylor Bata March 15, 2019, a day to remember for a multitude of reasons, but for the estimated 12 thousand youths marching in Warsaw, it was their opportunity to raise their concerns about climate change. Organized by Młodzieżowy Strajk Klimatyczny, a student group based in Warsaw, this protest took the streets from the Place of Culture and Science, all the way to the steps … Continue reading Student Voices Heard in Warsaw Climate Strike
If you’re one of the thousands of Instagram and FaceBook users in the greater Warsaw area, you may have seen this ad (among others) on your feed mid-January. As this advertisement was posted online, many students around ASW have seen it and wondered, why, how, and when this event happened. Look familiar? Well, that’s none other than Vlad V, a senior at our school starring in … Continue reading Why Share a Coke When You Can Watch Vlad Drink One?
By Zofia Ciołek As a school that has been around for over sixty years, ASW is proud to have many notable alumni. And one of them, Klaudia Gainza, American School of Warsaw graduate of the class of 2005, has produced what might be a feature documentary: Too Beautiful: Our Right to Fight. Last Friday, Ms. Gainza took the time to come back to ASW and … Continue reading ASW Alumna Produces Documentary